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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-38

Modified transport medium for better recovery of microorganisms from diabetic foot wounds


All Institute of Diabetes, S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai 400 016, India

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NA Pathare
All Institute of Diabetes, S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai 400 016
India
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ABSTRACT: In patients with diabetic foot wounds, there is a possibility of diminished or inadequate recovery of causative microorganisms, due to the lingering effects of local bacteriostatic therapy. We evaluated the role of 0.05 percent lecithin with 0.05 percent tween-80, as quenching agents to prevent the bacteriostatic activity of these compounds, while the specimen was being transported, in our modification of the Stuart's medium. This was found to give a 16.76 percent [p=0.05) higher yield of the causative pathogens, when studied in parallel with the standard Stuart's medium.






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